The market intelligence firm says global nickel ore production growth will continue to accelerate in 2018 as major producer countries see a recovery in production levels following subdued output in 2017.
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Chile’s antitrust regulator FNE will need to review the complaint.
China mines and burns about half the world’s coal, so it can’t totally ditch it.
Elon Musk took to Twitter to call on U.S. President Donald Trump to challenge Chinese auto trade rules.
Brazil, Argentina, Japan and the EU have expressed concerns about the measure.
The EV story is a strong, slow-burn bull case for higher nickel prices.
The experience would include $17,000 diamond chopsticks and an 18-course dinner prepared by the Michelin-starred team from Jaan.
Asian-listed gold ETFs added 7.9 tonnes worth $318.1 million, an 8.3 percent increase from January.
Price is a sticking point as Glencore and other major producers are now able to exert more influence in negotiations, sources said.
Legendary investor Rick Rule, Chief Executive Officer, Sprott US Holdings, speaking ahead of his appearance at Mines and Money Asia, is positive on gold equities for 2018.
China’s state planner pledged on Monday to cut more steel and coal production capacity this year.
It’s said that in China, a new skyscraper is built every five days.
Coal India Ltd.’s shipments rose 4.8 percent from a year ago and output increased for a seventh straight month.
Majority owner Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd said that it expected to make up any sales-related effect over the next few quarters.
The Erdenet mine produces 530,000 tonnes of copper concentrate a year.
Prices for lithium have more than doubled in the past two years on forecasts for massive demand from the electric vehicle industry.
South Korea's largest steel producer has acquired 4.8% stake in Pilbara Minerals, from which it will buy up to 240,000 tonnes of lithium concentrate per year.
If there is a trend at play here, it’s that diversified miners are the ones most likely to exit coal.
CHART: Baltic Dry Index has plummeted 32% since December, opening up huge gap to closely correlated industrial metal prices.
The global economy is booming and demand for precious jewels, particularly colored gemstones, has never been higher.
Move would add further costs to an ongoing $5.3 billion underground expansion of the massive mine.
This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index highlights that the majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption.
Kaz Minerals reported a jump in 2017 sales and production as its main mines ramped up and said it expected its 2018 output to rise as much as 16%.
Rio Tinto, the second biggest miner by market capitalisation, has listings in London and Australia, a headquarters in London and an Australian office.
That's considering the combined rankings of all its provinces and territories, but Finland is the most attractive jurisdiction this year.